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Buffalo News Apr 19, 2014

Vanek deals spelled trouble for Isles’ GM

Hello, my name is Garth Snow. You may remember me for absorbing punches from Steve Shields during the 1997 playoffs or for wearing goalie equipment that would be too big on Godzilla.Nowadays, I’m the general manager of the New York Islanders. Sports Illustrated named me the NHL Executive of the Year in 2007, but you probably don’t remember that. I’ve gotten more attention for signing Rick DiPietro to a 15-year contract and for losing two Thomas Vanek trades in one season. Owner Charles Wang is really looking forward to 2029, when that DiPietro buyout will be paid off.My next big...
Lighthouse Hockey Apr 1, 2014
Comeback? Rick DiPietro Seen Working Out at Iceworks

Comeback? Rick DiPietro Seen Working Out at Iceworks

Spies say the former Islanders 1st overall pick has been spotted working out at the Islanders practice facility, Iceworks. Flying below the radar since his short stint with the Charlotte Checkers (the Hurricanes AHL affiliate) earlier this season, former New York Islanders goalie Rick DiPietro has been seen getting his reps in around Iceworks, the Islanders practice facility. The practice rink is where former players are sometimes spotted -- and on occasion, re-signed -- as agents seek to create buzz for a deal. Although DiPietro had a somewhat disappointing .846 save percentage and...

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